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    Hard to sell a used Fiat 500 Sport - Scary

    Finding it shocking that I have my Fiat 500 Sport in the Denver Craigslist at a very low price for over 2 months without a single interested buyer. Kind of scary. I feel I am already giving it away. Sure don't want to sell but was told in Feb that my contract position will be ending at the first of the year. I am thinking that these things don't hold value at all!!!
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    2012 Fiat 500 Sport Pearl White Manual
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    Last edited by Tazzel; 07-25-2012 at 10:41 PM.

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    sold mine in Canada for 16,500 auto sport 23,000 kilometers

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    I am surprised... KBB shows it at 16,635 in ex 16,035 in VG

    but it took 2 months to sell my car but it had 151K (03 Mini) got 5K



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    Kelly Blue Book is one thing but as we all know its what people are willing to pay and in Denver its not a whole lot!! My big idea now is to put a big FOR SALE sign on the car and drive up and down the street in front of the Dealer. Sometimes you just have to play a little dirty.

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    Fiat of Fremont gave me 16500 for my Sport when I traded it in for Abarth. I had 18900 miles. Good luck!
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    1) Keep trying, and try a wider range.

    2) Carmax.

    With all the incentives, it is difficult to get a good price. What are you asking?
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    Craigslist is awful for selling cars and boats. Try something you pay for like Autotrader and Ebay. Supermarket parking lots with signs on the windows work well, any parking lot with high turnover.

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    I'd go with CarMax if all else fails. With all of the crazy weather the past 18 months (floods, tornados,...etc) there have been a lot of cars in need of being replaced which is straining the Used Car market.

    Here in Alabama, the used car market became a premium market after April of last year due to the Tornado outbreak.

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    Just dropped it to 13,999. We will see what happens

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    The dealer in Aurora is bombarding craigslist with so many repeat ads that your ad is just buried in there and most people probably won't even find it. I would definitely put for sale signs in the windows and leave it in a visable (and safe) shopping area for a few hours on a Saturday. Don't want to put your phone number in the window? Create a large QR code on the for sale sign with the car's info and price and have the QR code go to your craigslist ad.
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